Applies to: Exchange Server 2007 SP3, Exchange Server 2007 SP2, Exchange Server 2007 SP1, Exchange Server 2007
Topic Last Modified: 2007-08-16

This topic explains how to add the Details Templates Editor snap-in to the Microsoft Management Console 3.0 (MMC). 

This procedure applies only to the release to manufacturing (RTM) version of Exchange 2007. In Exchange 2007 Service Pack 1 (SP1), you can access the Details Templates Editor from the Toolbox in the Exchange Management Console.

In Microsoft Exchange Server 2007, you have the ability to customize the client-side graphical user interface (GUI) presentation of object properties that are accessed by using address lists in the Microsoft Outlook client application. When a user opens an address list in Outlook, for example, the properties of a particular object are presented as defined by the details template in the Exchange organization.

You can use the Details Templates editor to customize the following Outlook objects:

The objects may be customized by changing field sizes, adding or removing fields, adding or removing tabs, and rearranging fields. The layout of these templates can vary by language.

Before You Begin

To perform this procedure, the account you use must be delegated the following:

  • Exchange Organization Administrator role

For more information about permissions, delegating roles, and the rights that are required to administer Exchange Server 2007, see Permission Considerations.


To add the Details Templates editor snap-in to Microsoft Management Console

  1. On the taskbar, click Start, and then click Run.

  2. Type MMC in the Open field.

  3. On the Console menu bar, click File, and then click Add/Remove Snap-in.

  4. In Add/Remove Snap-in, on the Standalone tab, click Add.

  5. In Add Standalone Snap-in, select Details Templates Editor from the list of available stand-alone snap-ins, and then click Add.

  6. Click Close to close the Available Snap-ins dialog box, and then click OK on the Add/Remove Snap-in dialog box.

  7. To save the Details Templates to the Microsoft Management Console, on the Console menu bar, click File, and then click Save.

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